Bishop Designate Tyrone G. Jefferson, Jr.
Bishop Designate Tyrone G. Jefferson Jr. is beloved in his hometown of New
Orleans and throughout the Gulf Coast region. He has long been recognized as a gifted
preacher, teacher, and activist. Jefferson proudly serves as the Senior Pastor of the
Abundant Life Tabernacle Full Gospel Baptist Church. Raised by his two grandmothers
Sis. Yvonne King and Missionary Mildred Jefferson, Bishop Designates credits his
success to his grandmothers who he loved dearly, and his mother Sis. Brenda King
Smith.. Affectionately known as “Da Tab”, hundreds of believers crowd into the church
each Sunday to experience Jefferson’s powerful ministry through song. Bishop
Designate facilitated numerous community outreach events amid the pandemic and
also assisted the community with much-needed resources in the aftermath of Hurricane
Ida. Bishop Designate serves as the spiritual advisor to the first black female Mayor of
the City of New Orleans and was appointed by the Mayor to the Ethics Review Board.
He also serves as Chaplin for the Louisiana State Police. His most recent appointment,
Bishop Designate now serves as the Vice President of the Helping Hands Community
Federal Credit Union.
Bishop Designate Tyrone G. Jefferson Jr. is a unique and fast-moving Gospel
artist that knows how to rock and sing out traditional old-school gospel hooks.
He has a humble spirit and a genuine, sincere passion for God. In the interview
with (Magazine Name) asked Bishop Designate what’s next for him on the music
Seen by many as the next great Gospel artist, Pastor Tyrone G. Jefferson is an
emerging star on the gospel music scene. Powered by his single, “Lord I Just Want to
Thank You”, which was in the top 30 of the nation, Pastor Jefferson quickly gained
national attention. While some listeners are just becoming familiar with Pastor Jefferson,
he is no newcomer. Pastor Jefferson was a featured new artist on BET’s iconic “Bobby
Jones Gospel” and has appeared on The Word Network. Jefferson has shared the
stage with Gospel greats such as Myron Butler, Tye Tribett, Jonathan Nelson, Deitrick
Haddon, and many more. Gifted with a soul-stirring voice, Pastor Jefferson blends a
traditional Gospel style with contemporary rhythms and sounds. Jefferson credits his
spiritual father, the legendary Bishop Paul S. Morton, Sr., and other Gospel music
luminaries such as Melvin Williams, Calvin Bernard Rhome, and Marvin Winans as his
musical influences. Pastor Jefferson released his sophomore project entitled
“Preserving the Sound. The project’s lead single, “HIGHER” in March 2018. Pastor
Jefferson is a preserver of that traditional sound that has left today’s church. Jefferson is
beloved in his hometown of New Orleans and throughout the Gulf Coast region. He is
slated to release his new single in May, Jesus Will Fix It with Producer Bubby Fann on
the Versatile Label with Bishop Ryan Warner / President and CEO.